The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 66 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.40% 1.35% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 7.69% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £388 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 159 130 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 31.55% 17.57% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 74 79
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £51.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in West Sussex

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in West Sussex

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick +2 1 £338 -7.53%
East Grinstead - 1 £438 -
SQL Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) ReSharper
4 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (44.44%) SOAP
6 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
6 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
6 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (44.44%) Redis
6 4 (44.44%) New Relic
6 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (33.33%) DevOps
7 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (33.33%) Project Management
7 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (33.33%) CRM
7 3 (33.33%) SAP
8 2 (22.22%) CSS

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Redis
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) DTS
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
3 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Production DBA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) New Relic
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft